Monday update: VDH reports more than 1,400 new COVID-19 cases as total deaths top 1,200

Coronavirus

UPDATE 4:35 p.m.: The West Piedmont Health District has announced 11 new cases in their district for Monday.

In Henry County, seven new confirmed cases; three male and four female with ages ranging from the 20s to the 50s.

In Franklin County, one newly-confirmed case; a female in her 50s.

And in Martinsville, three new confirmed cases; one female and two male with ages ranging from the 40s to the 60s.


RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported a total of 37,727 COVID-19 cases and 1,208 virus-related deaths on Monday, including 1,483 new confirmed and probable cases and 37 new confirmed and probable deaths around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 35,890 cases and 1,158 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, May 25. However, 1,837 cases and 50 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,483 new COVID-19 cases and 37 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Monday, May 25. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

The department’s Monday morning update includes more than 1,000 cases from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 13 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Amherst County: 26 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Appomattox County: 26 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 41 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 32 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 12 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Campbell County: 13 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Carroll County: 77 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Charlotte County: 19 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 3 cases
  • Craig County: 5 cases
  • Danville: 48 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Floyd County: 5 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Franklin County: 33 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Galax: 95 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Giles County: 5 cases
  • Grayson County: 30 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Halifax County: 29 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Henry County: 77 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Highland County: 3 cases
  • Lexington: 6 cases
  • Lynchburg: 77 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Martinsville: 24 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Montgomery County: 69 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Nelson County: 14 cases
  • Patrick County: 14 cases
  • Pittsylvania County: 35 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pulaski County: 11 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Radford: 7 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Roanoke City: 140 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 94 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 16 cases
  • Salem: 32 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Wythe County: 18 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death

Since Sunday, May 24, VDH reported two new deaths in Roanoke County and one new death in Franklin County. In addition, health officials reported 10 new cases in Henry County, seven in Galax, four in Grayson County, four in Roanoke County, three in Carroll County, three in Pittsylvania County, two in Danville, two in Rockbridge County, and single new cases in several other localities between Sunday and Monday.

VDH has reportedly received 4,269 records of confirmed and probable hospitalizations across Virginia related to the coronavirus as of Monday.

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